For Students

We would like to welcome all of you to Desert Ridge High School! It is certainly going to be an exciting and memorable year for everyone. The staff expects to continue the traditions of high standards and expectations that both the Gilbert Unified School District and the Desert Ridge High School Band Program have already set forth.

DRHS Marching Band Drill

Drill ( Click here )

DRHS Band Handbook

Click here to open the DRHS band handbook.

Practice Records

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble/Jazz Band

For individual and group progress, practice is a must in the instrumental area.  A minimum of two (2) hours outside class time is the weekly expectation.  Practice records will be collected on a weekly basis.  Practice records can be found online at  If the practice record is late (i.e. not turned in by 1:30pm), it will be lowered two letter grades per day as well.

Marching Band

Each section is required to meet ½ hour per week with their section leader to practice music and/or marching.

 At Home Play Test Instructions

Please click here for the instructions for the at home play test.

Harkins Fundraiser Order Form

Students can download the Harkins Fundraiser Order Form and use it to track those pre-ordering products. Please collect money at the time of the order. All money must be turned in with the order form.